Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 330 294
Rank change year-on-year +32 -36 +78
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,945 1,710 2,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.98% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.09% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,351 1,865
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,938 156,459 186,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,815 128,949 154,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 1,846 £60,000 +4.35% 196
London +17 1,026 £65,000 +4.00% 83
UK excluding London +24 866 £55,000 +4.76% 127
South East -5 309 £58,000 +10.48% 34
North of England +36 165 £45,000 - 36
East of England +49 146 £62,500 +13.64% 26
Midlands +51 119 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands +24 85 £52,500 +2.44% 6
Yorkshire +54 82 £42,500 -15.84% 14
South West -21 73 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North West -22 71 £45,000 +13.92% 17
Scotland -20 32 £42,500 -10.53% 8
East Midlands +22 29 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Wales +10 21 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Northern Ireland - 8 £40,000 - 2
North East - 6 £45,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 878 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (23.96%) Finance
3 451 (23.19%) Marketing
4 373 (19.18%) Degree
5 325 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
6 306 (15.73%) Scrum
7 294 (15.12%) User Experience
8 264 (13.57%) SaaS
9 263 (13.52%) JavaScript
10 247 (12.70%) QA
11 233 (11.98%) Analytics
12 221 (11.36%) Project Management
13 216 (11.11%) Java
14 203 (10.44%) SQL
15 202 (10.39%) E-Commerce
16 193 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 190 (9.77%) Software Engineering
18 188 (9.67%) HTML
19 183 (9.41%) C#
19 183 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
20 177 (9.10%) Mentoring
21 173 (8.89%) Microsoft
22 168 (8.64%) Computer Science
23 157 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
23 157 (8.07%) Business Analysis
24 155 (7.97%) .NET
25 154 (7.92%) User Stories
26 152 (7.81%) Retail
27 148 (7.61%) TDD
28 147 (7.56%) Banking

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (2.21%) Confluence
3 40 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 16 (0.82%) CMS
6 14 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 14 (0.72%) JBoss
6 14 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (0.67%) Apache
8 12 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.46%) IIS
9 9 (0.46%) SAS
10 8 (0.41%) Drupal
11 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.26%) TPMS
12 5 (0.26%) WordPress
13 3 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 87 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.62%) InVision
7 9 (0.46%) S-PLUS
8 8 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.26%) InDesign
9 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.21%) Avid Media Composer
10 4 (0.21%) UXPin
11 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.15%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.10%) Doxygen
12 2 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.36%) Postilion
5 6 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
5 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.31%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.15%) BASE24
7 3 (0.15%) Magento
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.051%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.051%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.051%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.051%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 264 (13.57%) SaaS
2 183 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 157 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (3.65%) PaaS
5 50 (2.57%) IaaS
6 47 (2.42%) Office 365
7 38 (1.95%) Serverless
8 33 (1.70%) Amazon S3
8 33 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (1.29%) npm
10 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.67%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.51%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.46%) GitHub
14 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.26%) Google Play
16 5 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.37%) Internet
2 25 (1.29%) Firewall
3 24 (1.23%) HTTP
4 21 (1.08%) VPN
5 20 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
6 16 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.77%) SSL
8 13 (0.67%) Broadband
9 12 (0.62%) LAN
10 9 (0.46%) DNS
10 9 (0.46%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.46%) WAN
11 8 (0.41%) Intranet
11 8 (0.41%) MPLS
11 8 (0.41%) Multicast
11 8 (0.41%) Network Security
11 8 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (0.41%) SAN
11 8 (0.41%) VoIP
12 7 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 111 (5.71%) Big Data
3 64 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 57 (2.93%) MySQL
5 39 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 14 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (0.62%) Blockchain
12 12 (0.62%) DataStage
12 12 (0.62%) LucidDB
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.51%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 144 (7.40%) JIRA
2 45 (2.31%) Selenium
3 44 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.54%) gulp
5 27 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.18%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.08%) Maven
9 21 (1.08%) Zephyr
10 18 (0.93%) JUnit
11 15 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 13 (0.67%) Bitbucket
12 13 (0.67%) NUnit
12 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.51%) Axure RP
13 10 (0.51%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.51%) jMock
13 10 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 466 (23.96%) Finance
2 451 (23.19%) Marketing
3 152 (7.81%) Retail
4 147 (7.56%) Banking
5 86 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 81 (4.16%) Games
7 77 (3.96%) Investment Banking
8 66 (3.39%) Retail Banking
9 34 (1.75%) Advertising
9 34 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.70%) Legal
11 22 (1.13%) German Language
12 21 (1.08%) Law
13 20 (1.03%) Automotive
13 20 (1.03%) Back Office
14 19 (0.98%) Publishing
15 18 (0.93%) Electronics
16 17 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.82%) French Language
18 14 (0.72%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 642 (33.01%) Product Manager
2 197 (10.13%) Developer
3 154 (7.92%) Analyst
4 148 (7.61%) Product Owner
5 136 (6.99%) Senior Manager
6 114 (5.86%) Senior Product Manager
7 113 (5.81%) Consultant
8 112 (5.76%) Business Analyst
9 73 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 69 (3.55%) IT Manager
11 57 (2.93%) Architect
12 55 (2.83%) Development Manager
12 55 (2.83%) Senior Developer
13 54 (2.78%) C# Developer
13 54 (2.78%) Digital Product Manager
14 47 (2.42%) C# Software Developer
15 46 (2.37%) Service Manager
15 46 (2.37%) Software Engineer
15 46 (2.37%) Software Manager
16 45 (2.31%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (9.67%) HTML
2 155 (7.97%) .NET
3 113 (5.81%) CSS
4 102 (5.24%) Web Services
5 93 (4.78%) Node.js
6 78 (4.01%) jQuery
7 71 (3.65%) RESTful
8 69 (3.55%) AngularJS
9 62 (3.19%) ASP.NET
10 61 (3.14%) HTML5
11 60 (3.08%) Spring
12 55 (2.83%) REST
13 54 (2.78%) .NET Framework
14 39 (2.01%) XML
15 38 (1.95%) JSON
16 34 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (1.70%) Sass
18 29 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (1.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 27 (1.39%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 325 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 294 (15.12%) User Experience
3 168 (8.64%) Computer Science
4 87 (4.47%) Fintech
5 83 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 71 (3.65%) Mobile App
8 48 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 45 (2.31%) Social Media
10 30 (1.54%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 24 (1.23%) Blog
12 24 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.13%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.08%) Equities
15 16 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
16 14 (0.72%) Data Structures
17 12 (0.62%) RIA
18 11 (0.57%) Digital Media
18 11 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (5.81%) Windows
2 96 (4.94%) Linux
3 44 (2.26%) Unix
4 26 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 26 (1.34%) Windows 10
5 25 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 24 (1.23%) Android
7 14 (0.72%) Solaris
8 5 (0.26%) AIX
9 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.15%) CentOS
10 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.051%) Debian
12 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (15.73%) Scrum
3 233 (11.98%) Analytics
4 221 (11.36%) Project Management
5 202 (10.39%) E-Commerce
6 193 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 190 (9.77%) Software Engineering
8 177 (9.10%) Mentoring
9 157 (8.07%) Business Analysis
10 154 (7.92%) User Stories
11 148 (7.61%) TDD
12 146 (7.51%) Presales
13 131 (6.74%) DevOps
14 130 (6.68%) SDLC
15 126 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 120 (6.17%) Kanban
17 118 (6.07%) Unit Testing
18 112 (5.76%) Test Automation
19 111 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
20 106 (5.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 263 (13.52%) JavaScript
2 216 (11.11%) Java
3 203 (10.44%) SQL
4 183 (9.41%) C#
5 104 (5.35%) Python
6 69 (3.55%) C++
7 51 (2.62%) PHP
8 41 (2.11%) Scala
9 34 (1.75%) C
10 30 (1.54%) Ruby
11 29 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 29 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.44%) R
13 27 (1.39%) ES6
14 22 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.98%) Perl
15 19 (0.98%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.93%) MATLAB
17 16 (0.82%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 373 (19.18%) Degree
2 105 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.49%) MBA
4 24 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 18 (0.93%) ISEB
5 18 (0.93%) MCSE
5 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.72%) CBAP
7 14 (0.72%) CISSP
7 14 (0.72%) MCSA
8 13 (0.67%) CISM
9 12 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.62%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.46%) PMP
11 8 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.31%) CCNA
14 5 (0.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (12.70%) QA
2 46 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.29%) SLA
4 11 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.46%) GDPR
6 5 (0.26%) COBIT
6 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.26%) PSD2
7 4 (0.21%) PMO
8 2 (0.10%) GAMP
9 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.051%) GCP
9 1 (0.051%) MiFID
9 1 (0.051%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.051%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) SEPA
9 1 (0.051%) TARGET2
System Software
1 44 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.11%) Docker
2 41 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (1.03%) XenApp
5 20 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.21%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.15%) NFS
9 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.10%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.051%) KVM
10 1 (0.051%) LXC
10 1 (0.051%) Snort
10 1 (0.051%) SRDF
10 1 (0.051%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (1.54%) Terraform
2 24 (1.23%) Kibana
2 24 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.13%) logstash
3 22 (1.13%) Packer
4 20 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 20 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (1.03%) SCDPM
4 20 (1.03%) SCOrch
4 20 (1.03%) SCSM
4 20 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 18 (0.93%) Puppet
6 17 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.77%) Ansible
8 14 (0.72%) SCCM
9 7 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.26%) Rancher
11 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 173 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.22%) Oracle
3 71 (3.65%) Google
4 50 (2.57%) VMware
5 43 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (1.70%) Citrix
7 27 (1.39%) SAP
8 26 (1.34%) Adobe
9 23 (1.18%) Cisco
10 22 (1.13%) Intel
11 20 (1.03%) Splunk
11 20 (1.03%) WorldPay
12 15 (0.77%) IBM
13 14 (0.72%) HP
13 14 (0.72%) Informatica
13 14 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.67%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.67%) Capita
15 12 (0.62%) Talend
15 12 (0.62%) Vertica